About Us

Club Voltaire is Melbourne’s premiere venue for emerging talent in the performing arts.

Our intimate 50 seat theatre is located down the Raglan St laneway in the heart of North Melbourne’s bustling arts precinct, where we have been providing alternative, eccentric & unique live performances for audiences since 2003. We are an integral part of Melbourne’s theatre culture; allowing performers and independent theatre companies on the verge of professionalism to develop, workshop & perform new works in front of a live audience in a supportive environment.

Performance styles showcased at Club Voltaire have included Cabaret, Burlesque, Comedy, Live Music, Circus, Drag, Magic, Absurdist Theatre, DaDa, Vaudeville, Surrealism, Expressionism, Avant-Garde, & Contemporary Dance. Every night at Club Voltaire offers something profoundly different and highly original so if you’re looking for a great night out in Melbourne, or a venue to trial your new edgy show, then we invite you to join us at Club Voltaire.

Lindsay Saddington
Founder & Acting Teacher

2003

Opening of Australian Centre of Performing Arts (ACOPA)

2006

ACOPA Closes. Opening of Club Voltaire

2019

Club Voltaire Today

Hire Space

SPACE FOR YOUR CREATIVITY

Club Voltaire offers groups or individuals space hire with use of our stage, open floor space, curtains, speakers, lights, and sound & lighting desk for rehearsals & performances at off peak times.

DIMENSIONS
FLOOR DIMENSIONS / 50m²
CEILING HEIGHT /  3-4m
MAX CAPACITY / 50

PRICING (REHEARSALS)
1 HOUR / $35
1 DAY / $200
1 WEEK / $1000
PRICING (PERFORMANCES)
4 HOURS (WED) / $125

PHONE / (03) 9326 3006
EMAIL / admin@acopa.com.au

Staff

Club Voltaire is largely run through the generosity of its community of volunteers and support from industry professionals passionate about what we do.  The team at Club Voltaire is led by Lindsay Saddington (Owner) with assistance from Chris Black (Club Manager) and a number of talented event organisers and performers.

MANAGEMENT

OWNER / Lindsay Saddington
CLUB MANAGER / Chris Black

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

PHOTOGRAPHERS / Mike Boyd / Hernan Lopera
BRAND MANAGER / Erika Siabatto
GRAPHIC DESIGNER / Amy Jenkinson

ONLINE

WEB DEVELOPER & DESIGNER / Adrian Raciti
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER / Ruby James

EVENT ORGANISERS

COMEDY / Peter Jones
COMEDY / Luka Muller
VOLTAIRE DE VILLE / Slinky & Kinky Malinki
CABARESQUÉ / Luke Belle
SIETE: THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS / Stella Del Lure

TECHNICAL STAFF

SOUND & LIGHTING TECH / Matthew Vasquez